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Issue 11, 2008
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A simple entry into nido-C2B10clusters: HCl promoted cleavage of the C–C bond in ortho-carboranyl diphosphines§

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Treatment of the diphosphines ortho-B10H10C(PtBu2)C(PR2) (R = Et, Cy, Ph) with HCl gives the zwitterionic, nido-12-vertex species B10H10C(PHtBu2)C(PClR2); these reactions are reversed by the addition of NEt3.

Graphical abstract: A simple entry into nido-C2B10clusters: HCl promoted cleavage of the C–C bond in ortho-carboranyl diphosphines

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Submitted
17 Dec 2007
Accepted
17 Jan 2008
First published
07 Feb 2008

Dalton Trans., 2008, 1409-1411
Article type
Communication

A simple entry into nido-C2B10clusters: HCl promoted cleavage of the C–C bond in ortho-carboranyl diphosphines

J. P. H. Charmant, M. F. Haddow, R. Mistry, N. C. Norman, A. G. Orpen and P. G. Pringle, Dalton Trans., 2008, 1409
DOI: 10.1039/B719404H

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